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Burden of Dreams

A fascinating and chilling account of the making of Werner Herzog's 'Fitzcarraldo', a project beset by a series of disasters while shooting in the jungle. Documentarian Les Blank has made a compelling film about an obsessed genius and the pain of the creative process.

Year: 1982
Genre: Alice's 500 Greatest Films, Documentaries, Film On Film, Paul's Favourites, Ed's Favourites, Filmmaking, General Docos
Country: USA
Director: Les Blank
Starring: Werner Herzog, Klaus Kinski, Mick Jagger
Duration: 95 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains offensive language.
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Location in store: Alice's 500 Greatest Films

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